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The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have announced their plan for simplifying the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). They have confirmed that from 1st April 2014 all unmetered supplies (Non Half Hourly, passive Half Hourly and...

Power Data Associates was proud to be involved at the inaugural ILP Professional Lighting Summit that took place in Brighton this month.
The ILP asked Power Data Associates to present a technical presentation examining the impact part night...

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has released their final guidance on the ‘500W rule’. This has been a hot topic for debate among many local authorities over the years and there is much to be encouraged about with the final...

The National Measurement Office (NMO) has now published an informal consultation on their draft guidance in relation to the so called “500W rule”.
The 500W rule has invoked strong feelings from many street lighting engineers around the...

Elexon have announced that the next lamp types will subject to load research during 2012:

  • SON 50W
  • SON 100W
  • SON 400W
  • SOX 180W
  • SOX-E 131W
  • 150W CDM-T TT ET

The final...

We would like to share the good news that Nigel Birchley, formerly the Unmetered Supplies Operator (UMSO) Manager in the midlands (now part of WPD), has joined our team. Nigel brings with him a vast wealth of experience that we...

October 2011 saw PDA present at several Charles Endirect technical seminars around the country. These seminars aimed to promote the new technologies available to customers from Charles Endirect and PDA provided details on how customers could...

September 2011 saw a PDA article on current industry news published in the ILP Journal. In the article PDA provided an update on the latest news from the ELEXON USMUG meetings as well as an update the Carbon Reduction Commitment. This was also...

June 2011 saw Scottish & Southern Energy exit the Meter Administrator market. As part of the withdrawal Power Data Associates is pleased to welcome the bulk of these customers who choose to appoint PDA as their Meter Administrator.

May 2011 saw PDA present to the ILP Northern Region. The presentation focussed on answering questions relating to passive Half Hourly and how exactly it works when compared to Dynamic Half Hourly.

April 2011 saw Power Data Associates continue to expand its customer base, notably into North Wales and also across Scotland, building on the success from the first customers who switched last year. PDA welcomes its new customers and is now...

March 2011, PDA was invited to present a paper on unmetered energy issues to APSE. The paper focussed on the potential monetary savings from Half Hourly trading and followed up the pending move of most large Scottish authorities over to Half...